Lisa’s Looking Forward To #130 – October 26th, 2021

Posted October 20, 2021 by Lisa Mandina in LLFT / 20 Comments

Lisa’s Looking Forward To #130 – October 26th, 2021

Once again I’ll be joining up with the Can’t Wait Wednesday posts hosted by Wishful Endings.

Last week of the month and there are fewer than the rest of the weeks.

Of course I love the title and the cover, I mean, who doesn’t love donuts? And I do enjoy a book about a bakery or a reality tv cooking show, so this one is top on my TBR!

Here is the blurb from Goodreads:

A baker provides the sweetest escape for an actor in this charming romantic comedy.

Actor Ryan Kwok is back in Toronto after the promotional tour for his latest film, a rom-com that is getting less-than-stellar reviews. After the sudden death of his mother and years of constant work, Ryan is taking some much-needed time off. But as he tries to be supportive to his family, he struggles with his loss and doesn’t know how to talk to his dad—who now trolls him on Twitter instead of meeting him for dim sum.

Innovative baker Lindsay McLeod meets Ryan when he knocks over two dozen specialty donuts at her bakery. Their relationship is off to a messy start, but there’s no denying their immediate attraction. When Ryan signs up for a celebrity episode of Baking Fail, he asks Lindsay to teach him how to bake and she agrees.

As Lindsay and Ryan spend time together, bonding over grief and bubble tea, it starts to feel like they’re cooking up something sweeter than cupcakes in the kitchen.

Sound good? Add to Goodreads HERE.

I’m not always a fan of royalty stories, but this sounds cute. And I adore the cover too!

Here is the blurb from Goodreads:

USA Today bestselling author Jenny Holiday follows A Princess for Christmas with another delightful contemporary Christmas romance between a playboy baron and a woman who has said goodbye to love.

Maximillian von Hansburg, Baron of Laudon and heir to the Duke of Aquilla, is trapped. Under pressure from his domineering father, he must marry a suitable bride before he inherits a title that feels like a prison sentence. In New York to meet a prospective wife, he ditches his responsibilities and appears on Dani Martinez’s doorstep. He’s been intrigued by the no-nonsense professor since he met her at the Eldovian royal wedding and is determined to befriend her.

Newly single Dani is done with love—she even has a list entitled “Things I Will Never Again Do for a Man”—which is why she hits it off with notorious rake Max. He’s trying to escape relationships, and she’s resolved to avoid them at all costs. All they want from each other is friendship and a distraction from their messy lives.

As their bond begins to deepen, so does their attraction, until they end up in bed together. Falling in love was never part of the plan—Max’s family doesn’t see Dani as a perfect match, even as his heart tells him she’s the one, and Dani isn’t sure she can make it in Max’s world. Can they find the courage to live they life they desire, even if it means risking everything?

Sound good? Add to Goodreads HERE.

Final Thoughts:

So, I had actually a list of 6 books for this week. But one I decided not to feature since I hadn’t read the first in the series yet. And then three others all have had their pub date postponed. So only two to share this week!

Have you read any of these yet? What new books are you eagerly awaiting this week?

My monthly giveaway is up and running HERE.

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20 responses to “Lisa’s Looking Forward To #130 – October 26th, 2021

    • Lisa Mandina

      I’m probably skipping my WoW posts in November because they take a while, and then going and commenting on everyone else’s posts, and I need to do some writing. But yeah, always get lots of new ideas of things to read! Thanks for stopping by!

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